Mailing List Archive: tg3 driver - transmit timed out 2.6.25-hardened-r8 the tg3 driver must have been updated somehow, which then depends on some features in the firmware which obviously did not work properly. And if the tg3 driver did not change, I've simply been way to lucky to not experience that for over 13 months with the 2.6.22 kernel. The firmware I upgraded to can be found here: installation - Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 As a consequence, the driver was attempting to determine TSO capabilities before it had all the data it needed to make the decision. This patch fixes the problem by revisiting and reevaluating the decision after tg3_get_eeprom_hw_cfg() is called. Take care if using an older Broadcom tg3 driver + TSO How to update the Broadcom tg3 driver via comandline: download the tg3 driver offline bundle: ESXi 5.5: 3.135b.v551 . ESXi 5.0/5.1: 3.135b.v50.1. ESXi 3.5/4.x: there is no fix available at the moment – as a workaround you can only disable TSO! extract the .zip file – you will find another .zip file in it, named “tg3-…-offline_bundle [PATCH] tg3: driver sleeps indefinitely when EEH errors

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Feb 21, 2010 Mailing List Archive: tg3 driver - transmit timed out

Linux networking stack from the ground up, part 1

system installation - No network interfaces detected when To compile the driver: Inside the tg3-3.129d.tar.gz file, there's a readme.txt that has the instructions. Make and all that you need to install are inside the tg3-3.129d.tar.gz file. Here what I did. I made sure that I disconnected LAN. I copied the file to my Downloads … VMware ESXi Broadcom data corruption problem with the tg3 Display the Broadcom tg3 driver version, command: vmkload_mod -s tg3 | grep Version; Check if TSO is enabled, command: esxcli system settings advanced list -o /Net/UseHwTSO Is the Int value equal to 1 than TSO is enabled. So if the tg3 driver version is earlier than version 3.135b.v50.1 and TSO is enabled you need to update the driver! Update LINUX TG3 DRIVER - Jul 21, 2020 Tg3 Network Link Unstable - CentOS